Posts byJulia Collado Serrano

NATO’s Tough Decision: The Case of a No-Fly Zone In Ukraine

By Mina Schmidt and Julia Collado Serrano

In the latest edition of Rostra Debate, our editors discussed the implications of a no-fly zone in answer to the question: Should NATO get militarily involved in the Russia-Ukraine conflict / establish a No-Fly Zone (NFZ) in Ukraine? Following Russia’s full-scale invasion on February 24th, Europe has seen the largest mobilisation of forces since 1945.

Bolsonaro’s Crimes Against Humanity

High hopes for a Senate inquiry into Brazil’s disastrous handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a terrible toll on Brazil. In April, the country suffered the highest number of deaths of any nation on earth, with 13% of the world’s Covid-19 fatalities. The virus has killed 1 in every 400 Brazilians, but many experts believe the true death toll may be even higher. According to

The Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan

August 15th 2021 marks the end of the 20-year American era in Afghanistan, as the Taliban seized the capital Kabul. In little more than a week, Taliban fighters overran more than a dozen provincial capitals. Thanks to a series of negotiated surrenders by government forces, they entered Kabul with no resistance. This triggered the departure

Major Setbacks in Europe’s Approach to Vaccination

“No one is safe until everyone is safe”

The global financial crisis, the refugee wave, Greece’s sovereign debt crisis, Brexit – even the greatest optimist cannot deny that the European Union has been hit by a whole series of damaging blows since the Treaty of Lisbon came into effect in December 2009. But perhaps the most destabilising and devastating crisis is that of


By Stefania-Ruxandra Pila and Julia Collado Serrano

In recent years, consumer privacy and antitrust have emerged as issues with controversial and dualistic support. In light of the antitrust investigations by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against Big Tech companies Google and Facebook for allegedly abusing their monopoly power, many argue that little progress has been made on the issue of privacy protection.